“Glaswegian Heart. German Head.” That’s the rallying cry for Glasgow’s West Brewery, which has been producing Scottish beers with a German accent since 2006. Brands include the flagship St. Mungo, which sits at the intersection of a pilsner and a Munich-style Helles, as well West Dunkel, Black premium stout, Munich Red and the Kölsch-inspired G.P.A. Though the brewery in Glasgow’s iconic Templeton building is several hundred miles from the German border, all of its beers adhere to the Reinheitsgebot. This particular shot is from January 2015, so not too much outdoor activity here.
Glasgow pub the Pot Still is a whisky-lover’s paradise. The bar stocks more than 600 selections from Scotland, as well as other parts of the whisk(e)y-making world. A list like that can be intimidating, but the super-knowledgeable bartenders are more than happy to help make sense of it.